Opera

Kathleen Battle - Mozart Opera Arias (James Levine)  Music

Posted by Aregak at March 30, 2017
Kathleen Battle - Mozart Opera Arias (James Levine)

Kathleen Battle - Mozart Opera Arias (James Levine) [1997]
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 258 MB
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog Number: 439 949-2 | TT: 59’04

This disc of Mozart's opera arias manages to capture the perfection of Kathleen Battle's first disc of Mozart concert arias conducted under Previn. We are accorded the opportunity and privilege to hear Ms. Battle essay characters that she never did in the opera house, Constanze, Cherubino, and the Countess among them. In "Porgi amor," the CD's opening track, she negotiates the long passages of the Countess' aria with seeming ease. Hers is a smaller voice than we are used to hearing in the role but this is unimportant as her vocal acting is superb, bringing the heartache housed in the libretto fully to life…
By M. Bish
Thomas Wood & Brian Dykstra - Singelée: The Opera Fantasies for Violin & Piano, Vol. 1 (2017)

Thomas Wood & Brian Dykstra - Singelée: The Opera Fantasies for Violin & Piano, Vol. 1 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:18:33 | 180 MB
Label: Centaur Records | Release Year: 2017

Belgian composer Jean-Baptiste Singelee, while often remembered for his groundbreaking treatment of the newly developed saxophone, he was primarily a violinist, and also composed beautiful works for the instrument. Perhaps Singelee's time as the violin soloist at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie inspired him to compose these fantasies based on popular operas. This first volume of opera fantasies from violinist Thomas Wood and pianist Brian Dykstra include fantasies on The Barber of Seville, Martha, and more. Thomas Wood is a Professor of Music at The College of Wooster, where he teaches violin, viola, chamber music, string methods, music history, and literature. He was the first violinist to be awarded the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to his teaching, he is active as a soloist and in recital, and has performed across the United States and Spain.

VA - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks (2016)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at March 26, 2017
VA - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks (2016)

VA - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 07:15:40 | 2,07 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Decca | Catalog: 002503602

Decca, the opera company, presents a premium collection of the 100 most beautiful opera tracks on 6 CDs. Enjoy classic arias and overtures, performed by the greatest opera stars of all time. This is a fine compendium of opera's "greatest hits" by great singers including Pavarotti, Bartoli, Caballe, Horne and Sutherland from opera's latest "golden age" in the last decades of the 1900s. They're all there on six CDs, from Pavarotti's great "Nessun Dorma" to Sutherland's "Casta Diva."
V.A. - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks From Decca The Opera Company (6CDs, 2016)

V.A. - Opera Gold: 100 Great Tracks From Decca The Opera Company (6CDs, 2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1.07 GB | Covers 73.4 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2016

Decca, the opera company, presents a premium collection of the 100 most beautiful Opera tracks on 6 CDs. Enjoy classic arias and overtures, performed by the greatest opera stars of all time. Artists include Pavarotti, Bartoli, Fischer-Dieskau, Tebaldi, Calleja, Sutherland, Bergonzi, Ghiaurov, Freni, Nilsson, del Monaco, Domingo, Horne, Te Kanawa, Solti, von Karajan, Terfel, Price, Caballe, Kaufmann, Gheorghiu and more.
Gurzenich-Orchester Cologne, Cologne Opera Chorus, Dmitrij Kitajenko - Tchaikovsky: Iolanta (2015)

Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky: Jolanthe (2015) 2CDs
Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Chor der Oper Köln; Dmitrij Kitajenko, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 469 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 250 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: OEHMS | # OC963 | Time: 01:47:27

The world premieres of Iolanta and The Nutcracker took place on 18 December 1892 at St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre. “The execution of both,” wrote the composer to his brother Anatoly the next day, “was magnificent, and that of the ballet perhaps too magnificent – its brilliance made one’s eyes tired.” Gustav Mahler conducted the first performance of the one-act opera outside Russia on 3 January 1893 in Hamburg and also directed the Viennese premiere of Iolanta on 22 March 1900.
VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013)

VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (25 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks, log) | Covers included | 4,62 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 25 CDs, 03:44:38 min | 3,7 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera & Classical Vocal / Label: Sony Classical

Wagner at The Met is the first authorized release of Richard Wagner's operatic masterpieces, including the complete Ring Cycle, captured live in historic broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera.
VA - Verdi at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (20 CD Box Set)

VA - Verdi at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (20 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks, log) | Covers included | 3,53 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 20 CDs, 21:27:47 min | 2,87 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera & Classical Vocal / Label: Sony Classical

Verdi at the Met captures the drama of Verdi's greatest operas as they were performed live at The Metropolitan Opera in New York. These ten recordings cover four decades starting with La Traviata in 1935 and feature some of the best-loved voices and conductors of the twentieth century. The famous pairing of tenor Richard Tucker and baritone Leonard Warren can be heard in Simon Boccanegra and La Forza del Destino.

Andre Rieu - Semper Opera Ball 2017 [HDTV 720p]  Music

Posted by stfine at Feb. 21, 2017
Andre Rieu - Semper Opera Ball 2017 [HDTV 720p]

André Rieu - Semper Opera Ball 2017 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), mbps, 25 fps | AC3 448 kbps, 2ch | 01:03:00 | 5.7 GB
Classical / Neoclassical | mdr HD | HDTV->TS

The Semper Opera Ball is Germany's most prestigious balls, drawing world-class artists and thousands of well-dressed guests to Dresden each year.

Richard Tucker - The Opera Recital Album Collection (10CDs, 2013)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Feb. 21, 2017
Richard Tucker - The Opera Recital Album Collection (10CDs, 2013)

Richard Tucker - The Opera Recital Album Collection (10CDs, 2013)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 991 Mb
Label: Sony Music Classical | Release Year: 2013

Regarded as one of the great voices of the Metropolitan Opera, Richard Tucker made his debut there as Alfredo Germont in Verdi’s La Traviata, in January, 1945, and became a specialist in the Italian and French lyric roles. He appeared with the Metropolitan Opera in 734 performances. The only other tenors to have had longer professional careers were Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. Sony Classical celebrates 100 years of this legendary American tenor with the release of two limited- edition original album releases.

Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012) (Repost)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Feb. 4, 2017
Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012) (Repost)

Beggars Opera - 9 Albums (1970-2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 3,38 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 1,2 GB | Covers - 456 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock, Hard Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Repertoire Records, Esoteric Recordings

This band was from Scotland, their name is derived from a novel by the poet John Gray in 1728. The musicians of Beggars Opera were Martin Griffiths (vocals), Rick Gardiner (guitar and vocals), Alan Park (keyboards), Gordon Sellar (bass, acoustic guitar and vocals), Virginia Scott (Mellotron and vocals) and Raymond Wilson (drums and percussion).
Their debut album "Act One" (1970) contains fluent and tasteful organ driven progrock with powerful "Sixties" sounding guitarwork. The long track "Raymond's Road" is a splendid tribute to the "classics" featuring Mozart's A la Turka, Bach's Toaccata in d-fuga en Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite on the Hammond organ…